Art and History Exhibitions 2017

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    Tue 5th Sep to Sat 14th Oct

    Up Close and Personal

    Julia Humphreys and Egle Gelaziute-Petrauskiene

    A joint exhibition featuring animals in two very different art styles. Julia’s artwork focuses on animal portraits with the attention being on the eyes of a subject and capturing personality. Egle is an illustrator and creates her images using pencil, pen, inks and watercolour. She also includes the use of digital pencils and brushes.

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    Tue 12th Sep to Sat 11th Nov

    Puppets from the Douglas Hayward Collection

    History Exhibition 10am - 4pm

    Puppets from the Douglas Hayward Collection history exhibition

    Douglas Hayward spent a lifetime making and collecting puppets and his collection is now in the care of the Staffordshire County Museum. This fun and interactive exhibition features the whole puppet family including; marionettes and shadow; rod and glove puppets and, of course there would be no show without Mr Punch. Free admission.

    Supported by Staffordshire Archives and Heritage Service

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    Tue 21st Nov to Sat 30th Dec

    To Die For?

    Supported by Staffordshire Archives and Heritage Service.

    Have you ever considered what you are wearing may be bad for your health? Over the centuries many fashions have led to serious and often deadly health problems for the people who wore them. Discover whether there really was such a thing as a fashion victim in this fascinating and deadly exhibition. Free admission.

  • looking-back
    Tue 21st Nov to Sat 30th Dec

    Looking Back

    Matt Sayers

    A collection of paintings looking back at the hard working people who made up the character rich streets of working class Britain.


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    Tue 21st Nov to Sat 30th Dec

    It’s a Small World

    Tin Soldiers and Dainty Dolls
    A nostalgic look at miniature gures from times gone by.

    Supported by Staffordshire Arts & Heritage Service, Newcastle Borough Museum and local collections.


Events 2017